You would think that mother nature would be a little easier on us in the third trimester right? I mean heck, we've been growing a baby for about 8 months now and it's not always easy! But no .. For this last week I've been feeling really sick again, on and off. My stomach capacity … Continue reading Third trimester nausea
After a rough end to the week with the death of my somewhat estranged dad, my grandma keeps texting me worried that I'm about to go into labour. I have to gently remind her I am resting, taking care of myself, and still have seven and a half weeks to go, so I sincerely hope … Continue reading If I don’t remain upbeat, no one is going to do it for me.
Depending on whether you're having your first baby, or number 2,3,4, it will change how many midwife appointments you have during the course of your pregnancy. Because I'm having my first, I get an extra one added in which is nice. They're a fantastic opportunity to be able to ask all of the questions you've … Continue reading The ‘low’ down on routine pregnancy blood tests
Emily is a surfcoast mum who gave birth to baby James 8 weeks ago. She has shared her positive experiences of birth + motherhood. When I was pregnant I was working as a teacher. I was often bailed up in a corner of the staffroom by well-meaning women who wanted to tell me their birth or … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Emily Gilbert ‘Giving birth is awesome’
I didn't think buying a pram for Bean was going to be as exhausting and confusing as looking for my latest car, but alas here I am researching the best on the market, and why. There is much debate about the 'best' pram out there at the moment, and it all obviously depends on what … Continue reading Babies first car.
How can they possibly expect us to not only deal with growing a human inside of us, having low blood pressure and being so tired that sleeping under your desk mid afternoon is something you've seriously considered, and not drink caffeine. HUH?
Well this was my thought process! It's all very daunting and exciting, but once you find out that yes you are in fact going to have a baby you wonder, what next? Here are a few things I found out in the first trimester, that may help you.
Why I have it, how I'm managing the pain, and where you can find someone in Geelong and Torquay to help you.